Facial recognition is now being used to ID and publicly shame jaywalkers, like you

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Not that you shouldn't already think twice before jaywalking, but now, you have yet another reason to wait for your light.

Cities in four Chinese provinces are shaming jaywalkers by posting their personal information on public screens, according to state-owned Xinhua

The system's been installed at cities in Shandong and Jiangsu in east China, as well as Fujian and Guangdong in south China, and it uses facial recognition to trace the identities of jaywalkers. 

Cameras take several snapshots of errant pedestrians, as well as a 15-second video which is then displayed on a large screen: Read more...

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